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What You Will Learn

  • Learn how to spot common challenges and litigate FCRA cases with background screening violations


Jamie Gullen is a supervising attorney in the Employment Unit and Youth Justice Project at Community Legal Services. Ms. Gullen began her career at CLS as a law student intern in 2010, and was awarded a Penn Law fellowship sponsored by the Langer, Grogan, and Diver law firm to continue working at CLS upon graduation. Ms. Gullen’s work focuses on increasing access to education and employment opportunities for youth who have juvenile or criminal records through a combination of direct representation, community education, and policy advocacy. Ms. Gullen also leads CLS’s community-based record clearing programs and works to expand record clearing as a remedy in Pennsylvania and around the country. Prior to law school, Ms. Gullen taught elementary school in the South Bronx through Teach for America.

Hans Lodge is senior counsel at Berger Montague, leading the firm’s individual FCRA practice. Hans has litigated numerous individual and class cases throughout the country. Hans is a zealous advocate and is dedicated to protecting the rights of consumers in and out of court. Hans assists consumers who have been denied jobs or housing due to inaccurate criminal history information reporting in their employment and tenant screening background check reports. Hans also assists consumers who have been denied credit due to inaccurate information reporting in their credit reports. Hans is an aggressive and strategic litigator who has a reputation of working tirelessly to get favorable outcomes for his clients.